Gates made it famous
Houston Chronicle.com is telling the story that the guy who used a couple of minutes to write that code that saved a lot of people from behind mad, killing their computer and catch a heartattack. David Bradley is leaving IBM, Big Blue, after 28 and a half year. At 55 he is retired but will be remembered not only by his code but also his remark at the panel celebrating the twenty year celebration of the PC:
"I may have invented it, but Bill made it famous," Bradley said.
Gates didn't laugh.